Wayne Siekman

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Wayne Siekman
Wayne Siekman 19.01.18.jpg
Siekman in January 2018
Personal information
Date of birth 1983 (age 35–36)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
2017– Collingwood 14 (6–8–0)
Total 14 (6–8–0)
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 2017.

Wayne Siekman is an Australian rules football coach who currently serves as the head coach of the Collingwood Football Club in the AFL Women's competition (AFLW).

Coaching career[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

Siekman's coaching career began in earnest with two years as the Chelsea Football Club's Under 18 coach.[1]

His first major coaching appointment came when he joined the Dandenong Stingrays as a development coach in 2006.[1] He served at the TAC Cup side in multiple roles over the next decade including later as a senior assistant coach.[2]

In addition to his role at the Stingrays, Siekman served as head coach of the Victorian Metro side at Youth Girls Championships between 2014 and 2016. He coached the side to national titles in both 2015 and 2016.[3]

He also briefly worked as an assistant development coach for Collingwood's VFL team in 2008.[1]

AFL Women's[edit]

Siekman was appointed as the inaugural head coach of Collingwood's AFL Women's side in July 2016.[3]

He coached the side to three wins from seven matches in the league's inaugural season in 2017.

Coaching statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2017 season
Legend
 W  Wins  L  Losses  D  Draws  W%  Winning percentage  LP  Ladder position  LT  League teams
Season Team Games W L D W % LP LT
2017 Collingwood 7 3 4 0 42.9% 5 8
Career totals 7 3 4 0 42.9%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Josh Schönafinger and Sam Gastin (26 July 2016). "The stories behind the coaches". Collingwood Media. Telstra Media. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  2. ^ Black, Sarah (12 January 2017). "Siekman: 'Take it in your stride'". AFL Media. Telstra Media. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Collingwood appoints Wayne Siekman as head coach of women's team". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. 26 July 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2018.

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